welfare worker

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Synonyms for welfare worker

someone employed to provide social services (especially to the disadvantaged)

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More than 200 Australian public schools have decided to hire secular welfare workers instead of chaplains to provide counseling services to students-According to a report in the Canberra Times, the schools are taking advantage of changes to a federal law that originally allowed funding for secular welfare workers only if there was proof no chaplain was available.
Children's Bureau recently funded eight university five-year demonstration grants to test ways of improving the child welfare workforce, primarily by strengthening child welfare worker recruitment and retention (Administration on Children, Youth and Families, 2003).
The report features claims by a welfare worker that benefits claimants are being offered a shoddy service because of staffing problems.
The state of John O'Sullivan's farm and livestock left gardai and an animal welfare worker in shock.
Individual sections address the following topics: guiding principles; obligation to report; legal responsibilities; confidentiality; specific roles of children's services, health and wellness services, school personnel, law enforcement, and coordinated investigations; involving the police, child welfare worker and others; investigations involving aboriginal children; and promoting well-being and preventing abuse and neglect.
Criteria for inclusion were that the worker be "successful," a full-time master's level child welfare worker, and on the job for a minimum of three years.
physician, welfare worker, political leader, public official.
THE family of a Birmingham laywer and welfare worker who has died suddenly have paid tribute to him.
Louisiana child welfare worker Rachel Polo of Denham Springs was recently honored by AdoptUSKids, a national program to promote foster homes and adoption, for her dedication to children and families.
Simon McCarthy, a welfare worker at the society, said the project was a "culturally sensitive service".
Mr Alcock, who now works as a welfare worker, gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation after carrying the lad to the bank.
Animal welfare worker Wendy Hilcher warned snakes and crocodiles were hampering efforts to rescue pets left behind.
Iqbal, Welfare worker, Irshad Zahoor, EDO Health and Education department, Tehsil Nazim Bashir ud Din Tanooli, workers of other NGOs and students of different schools participated in the seminar.
Jim Doyle has named a former child welfare worker and foster parent to head the newly created Department of Children and Families.
The charity was formed by education welfare worker Dave Benton, of While Road, Sutton Coldfield, a reader at St Margaret's.